This Is Engineering Day 2020: Aditi, Senior Systems Engineer
Yesterday we celebrated This Is Engineering Day 2020, part of The Royal Academy of Engineering’s campaign to celebrate the engineers and engineering shaping the world around us. As part of a nationwide initiative to challenge misconceptions around careers in engineering, we've dedicated this week to sharing stories from our own inspirational engineers.
One of the main barriers to young people pursuing a career in Engineering is the deeply rooted cultural perception of the profession being too mechanical, too technical, and too boring. Aditi, one of our Senior Engineers at our Bristol site, tells us about her experience working with Team Tempest on the UK’s future combat air system, and how summers spent pursuing work experience in the aerospace industry led to being an engineer on the once in a generation programme.
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